Forum Auctions: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, 2084, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/10/2019 - 01/10/2019
Page Size: 174 items in 7 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Catharinus (Ambrosius, Bishop of Gonza)

Annotationes in excerpta quaedem de commentariis

1535GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 112.50

Comoediae viginti

Lyon 1549GBP 120.00 - 180.00GBP 275.00

Opera quaecunque hactenus extiterunt omnia

1550GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 1,500.00
4Sigonio (Carlo)

De Rep. Atheniensivm Libri IIII. Eivsdem De Athenien. Lacedaemoniorumq(ue)

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 137.50
5Le Feron (Jean)

Catalogue des noms

1599-1598GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 750.00

Spanish printing.- Christiana Policia, de Espirituales exercicios para todos les Fieleas

1602 [colophon dated 1601] GBP 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
7Seneca (Lucius Annaeus)

Opera quæ exstant

Antwerp,1614GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 325.00
8Caesar (Caius Julius)

C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarii Nouis emendationibus illustrati. Eiusdem Librorum

1622GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 87.50

Bible, Dutch.- Biblia, Dat is: De gantsche H. Schrifture

1645GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
10 Fleury (Claude)

Histoire Ecclesiastique

1713-58. GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 118.75
11 Thou (Jacques-Auguste de)

Histoire Universelle... depuis 1543 jusqu'en 1607

1734GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 125.00
12 Condé (Louis I de Bourbon)

Memoires de Condé

The Hague and Paris1743, GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 100.00
13 Aguesseau (Henri-Francois d')


1759-89 GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 237.50
14Machado (Cristobal)

Recreaciones geographicas, y nuevo compendio de Geographia moderna

Salamanca,[1762]GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 100.00
15 Grand Vocabulaire (Le)


Paris [1767]-74 GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 237.50
16 [Lemerre (Pierre)]

Recueil des actes

Paris & Avignon 1768-71. GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 187.50
17Voltaire (François Marie Arouet de)

Oeuvres Complètes

[Kehl],1784-89GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 475.00
18Doré (Gustave).- Michaud (Joseph-François)

Histoire des Croisades

Paris1877GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 250.00
19Vaux (Baron de)

Écuyers et Écuyéres. Histoire des Cirques d'Europe (1680-1891)

1893GBP 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
20Loti (Pierre)

Pêcheur d'Islande

1894GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 250.00
21Plana Y Dorca (José)

Papellones (Sonets que ho semblen y Sonets que no ho semblem)

1907GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
22 Jean Paul.

Die Schönheit des Sterbens in der Blüte des Lebens; und ein Traum von einem Schlachtfelde

[Leipzig] 1916GBP 80.00 - 100.00GBP 37.50

Russian newspapers.- A good group of 6 newspapers

1919-1920GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 56.25
24 Voltaire; Besterman (Theodore)


1969GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 68.75
25 Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet de)

Les Oeuvres Complètes...

Oxford & Geneva1969-2018.GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 812.50
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Greco (Gioachino). <i>Primo modo del gioco de Partito…</i> Manuscript, France, 1624 or 1625. A collection of partiti, or 'chess problems' by one of the most important figures in the history of chess. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Herodotus. <i>Historiae,</i> translated into Latin by Lorenzo Valla and edited by Antonio Mancinelli. Venice, 1494. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Darwin (Charles). Autograph Letter signed to his cousin Reginald Darwin, Down, Beckenham, Kent, 27th March 1879. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Nicolay (Nicolas de). <i>The Navigations, peregrinations and voyages, made into Turkie,</i> first edition in English, Imprinted at London by Thomas Dawson, 1585. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Saint-Exupéry (Antoine de). <i>The Little Prince,</i> number 66 of 525 copies signed by the author, 1943. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Catlin (George, 1796-1872). Tuch-ee, A Celebrated War Chief of the Cherokees, watercolour, [circa 1834]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Genetics.- A collection of c.300 pamphlets on genetics comprising many of the major contributions from the first half of the 20th century. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> India.- Rajasthan.- Kota School (probably late 18th c.). Elephant in a landscape with chains around his feet, brush and black ink with opaque pigments. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Commelin (Caspar). <i>Horti medici Amstelaedamensis plantae rariores et exoticae,</i> first edition, 48 finely hand-coloured engraved plates, Leiden, F.Haringh, 1706. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Plague-water and cookery & medical recipes.- Jackson (Mrs Sarah). Medical and cookery recipes, manuscript in several hands, title and 134pp., 1688-1755. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Vernet (<i>After</i> Joseph, 1714-1789). <i>[Vues des ports de France],</i> sixteen plates (of 18), etchings and engravings by Charles Nicolas Cochin fils and Jacques Philippe Le Bas, [c.1760-1780]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Detmold (Edward Julius, 1883-1957). Parrots and Butterflies, watercolour. £2,500 to £3,500.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Princess Diana, group of 6 ALS to the editor of British Vogue, 1989-92. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing with news after pledging support to King George III against the American rebels, 1776. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Ulysses S. Grant, photograph dated & signed as President, portrait by Brady, 1875. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Alexander Graham Bell, ALS, accepting an invitation to tea during his only trip to Japan, 1898. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Nikola Tesla, signature & date on his monogrammed correspondence card, 1935. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Richard Wagner, ALS, concerning his opera Rienzi, 1869. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, autograph note signed, requesting the address of Yvette Guilbert, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Claude Monet, ALS, to painter Harry Lachman, complaining that his vision has not improved, 1920s. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Friedrich Hölderlin, autograph manuscript, unsigned, 7 lines quoting Michael Denis's <i>Ossians und Sineds Lieder.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Guestbook for Lüchow's restaurant, over 400 signatures, including W.H. Auden, Grace Kelly & drawings by Charles Addams, NYC, 1950-56. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> George Washington, lottery ticket, signed, 1768. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Vaslav Nijinsky, postcard dated & signed, showing a drawing of him in <i>Schéhérazade,</i> 1916. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Koller Auctions: Books & Autographs. March 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Jacques Gamelin. <i>Nouveau recueil d'osteologie et de myologie, dessine d'apres nature...</i> 2 parts in 1 vol., large folio, 82 copper plates. CHF 12,000 to 18,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Melchior Pfintzing. <i>Die geverlicheiten und einsteils geschichten des loblichen streytparen...</i> 118 woodcut engravings, first edition. CHF 30,000 to 50,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Book of hours. Handwritten Latin text on vellum. With 17 large miniatures, Flanders, c.1460. CHF 70,000 to 90,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Maria Sibylla Merian. <i> Dissertatio de generatione et metamorphosibus insectorum Surinamensium,</i> 72 copper plates, Den Haag, 1726. CHF 60,000 to 90,000
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